God Stories

A long wooden jetty heading out into a lake of still waters with mist and mountains with words, where you gaze, closer still, water's edge Beth Kennedy www.GodisGoodStories.com

Where few have dared to tread

I set out for a walk late lockdown 2020. The house was full, life was busy, the atmosphere intense. God had a sound track ready for me and I was excited to listen. An encounter was on the wind - it was the end of a season, the start of a new one. I found…

woman in white bridal gown walking into ocean purple skies at sun set/sun rise with text The Sound of new Life, Beth Kennedy, www.GodisGoodStories.com

The sound of new life

‘It was the sound of new life,’ he said excitedly. ‘It was the sound of new life!’ My 14-year-old-son was explaining in a rush of words that he had finally worked out what the sound was that he had heard in a dream just a few days before. My sister had passed away in the…

Coffee with Christ

Yesterday afternoon I felt a little flat, so I took Poppy (our dog) out for a walk. It is lockdown number 5 in Melbourne, and as of Wednesday we clocked over 6 months in hard lockdown in under a year. That does not include the country wide lockdown that our nation lived through last March/April.…

The test of Faith

Currently, I am writing up teaching plans to train in the prophetic. As I do, God reminds me of stories that highlight the varied ways He speaks to us. I write them up as best I can. Some are quirky, others show I simply did not know He was speaking, while others cause me to…

Son-shine at the hairdressers Part 2

Good news warms the heart, so why do we so willingly repeat bad news? There was a book, or rather a series of books, that I read over twenty years ago called “Chicken Soup for the Soul”. They were lovely books, celebrating the goodness of God, the goodness of people. I believe it is now…

Son-shine at the hairdressers Part 1

God loves hairdressers. He turns up in their salons regularly. I was at my local hairdresser’s several years ago. I was getting “sunshine” for summer. *Belle was my go to girl for nearly 8 years at this stage. She knew my story, and she had heard the story of many others who had overcome known…

What are you waiting for?

In the early stages of my more ‘radical’ walk with God, my children were young, and so my world revolved around school pick ups, ballet schools, children's activities, etc. I was also working as a lawyer, but my primary focus was ‘on the streets, in daily life.’ In this, I have found ‘they’ are waiting…

He loves me; He loves me not?

Will God still love me if I do not obey Him? If I know He wants me to do something, and I don’t do it, will He accept me? If you’re a ‘good’ Christian, you will know the answer to this one. But, do you really know? Knowing we should do something in a moment,…

How to grow deep in transition

Transition is an unusual and challenging time. In child birth, “transition” is a time of intense focus. Past comforts long gone; there is simply ‘here and now’ with (hopefully) the encouragement of others to carry you through. The old has passed away. The new is yet to come, with all its… all its… well, all…

Fire burns all the time…

In soaking group this week I recalled a truth and a ‘coincidence’ that at the time kissed my tired heart alive. It still leaves me in awe of a good God. In 2008, I attended revival meetings in the USA. It was a big deal leaving my family. Master M was 15 months, and Mistress…